Deaths related to the Coronavirus continued to rise in the country as 50 more patients succumbed to the disease across the country.
According to the latest statistics of National Command and Operation Center 2,482 new cases of Covid-19 surfaced in the country over the last twenty four hours.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Muslim League-N lawmaker Munira Yamin Satti succumbed to coronavirus, two weeks after she was diagnosed with the deadly virus. The Punjab Assembly lawmaker was undergoing treatment for Covid-19 at the Combined Military Hospital in Rawalpindi.
Later, Satti was put on ventilator after her condition worsened but could not survive and breathed her last Thursday morning.
She was elected as an MPA on reserved seats for women in the Punjab Assembly during the 2018 general elections. She also performed responsibilities as a member of Punjab’s women development department.
Satti is the daughter of former federal minister Col (retd) Muhammad Yamin Satti, who served as the communication and works minister from 1990 to 1993.
Her funeral prayers were offered in her native village in Punjab.
Till now 221,734 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 142,835 in Punjab, 60,229 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 38,687 in Islamabad, 18,300 in Balochistan, 8,416 in Azad Kashmir and 4,874 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Furthermore 4,203 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab 3,653 in Sindh, 1,702 in KP, 434 in Islamabad, 232 in Azad Kashmir, 186 in Balochistan, and 101 in GB.